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Major Works

Major Works: Forthcoming Human Geography

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 46 forthcoming major works in the subject of Human Geography — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

Forthcoming Books

  1. City Resilience

    Edited by Michael Burayidi

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    Resilience is the ability of a city to bounce back from an unforeseen catastrophe. Resilient cities are able to snap back to their previous state after a disaster and even develop the capacity to withstand future shocks. Knowing what to do prior to, during and after a disaster is critical to the...

    To Be Published January 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Healthy Cities

    Edited by Jason Corburn

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    While the fields of modern city planning and public health emerged together in the 19th century to address urban inequities and infectious diseases, they were largely disconnected for much of the 20th century. In the 21st century, planning and public health are reconnecting to address the new...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Capitalist Space Economy (Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography)

    Geographical Analysis After Ricardo, Marx and Sraffa

    By Eric Sheppard, Trevor Barnes

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography

    Representing an innovative approach to the analysis of the economic geography of capitalism, this stimulating book develops an analytical political economic framework. Part 1 provides an introductory overvi9ew fo some of the fundamental debates about price, profits and value in economics which...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Return Migration and Regional Economic Problems (Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography)

    Edited by Russell King

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography

    This book, originally published in 1986, based on extensive original research, presents many findings on the phenomenon of return migration and on its impact on regional economic development. It remains the only study of its kind. International in scope, the book includes chapters on return...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Regions in Recession and Resurgence (Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography)

    By Michael Chisholm

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography

    The world economy has undergone rapid evolution in recent decades, along with changes in the importance of industries and their organization, and sharp changes in the fortunes of regions. There are differences of opinion regarding the mainsprings of change and development and the role of goverments...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Towards Global Localization (Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography)

    By Philip Cooke

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography

    This volume redefines the genre of sector studies. The first part of the book compares the experiences of Britain and France in the very voltaile world of high-tech industries during the 1980s. The macroeconomic regulation approach is carried over a microeconomic level in the empirical chapters...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Western European Economy (Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography)

    A Geography of Post-War Development

    By Allan M. Williams

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography

    This book, originally published in 1987, presents a broad overview of the spatial organization of the European economy, providing a valuable synthesis of recently published material by geographers and other social scientists. A major theme is the interdependence of economic development at...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Geography of Iron and Steel (Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography)

    By Allan M. Williams

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography

    This volume provides a survey of the world’s iron-ore resources during the 1960s and the distribution of the iron and steel industries. There are specific chapters on the UK , Western Europe, the USSR, the USA and smaller sections on Africa, Latin America and South East Asia. Particular attention...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  9. An Industrial Geography of the Netherlands (Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography)

    By Egbert Wever, Marc de Smidt

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography

    This book, originally published in 1990, provides a comprehensive and detailed assessment of the Dutch economy since the war, discussing the changes which have been brought about by the restructuring of the economic base. The book employs case studies to analyse in particular the impact of regional...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Economic Geography (Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography)

    By B. W. Hodder, Roger Lee

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography

    This book introduces the reader to the many lines of thought in the literature on economic geography and to tie these various aspects together within the concept of the economy. The book focusses on the dynamic and integrated nature of economies at different scales and levels of development....

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge